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Black Baltimore 1820-1870 by Ralph Clayton

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Register of Free Negroes and Related Documentation by Alva H. Griffith

Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas by Gwen Midlo Hall

Databases for the Study of Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy, 1699-1860 by Gwen Midlo Hall

Skin Deep by Lisa B. Lee

Listening for Our Past by Hasker Nelson

Black Genesis by James M. Hall, Ph.D.

A Quest for Enslaved Ancestors by Barnetta McGhee White

Neither Carpetbaggers Nor Scalawags by Richard Bailey

They Too Call Alabama Home by Richard Bailey

Nineteenth Century Freedom Fighters:: The 1st South Carolina Volunteers  by Bennie J. McRae, Jr. etal

Fallen Prince by Donald P. Stone

NEWEST RELEASES

GENEALOGY

Burroughs, Tony. Black Roots: A Beginners Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree. Fireside Books, 2006.

Callum, Agnes Kane. 9th Regiment Colored Troops: Volunteers of Maryland, Civil War, 1863-1866. Mullac Publishers, 1999.
     For information see website

Callum, Agnes Kane. Colored Volunteers of Maryland, Civil War, 7th Regiment, United States Colored Troops, 1863-1866. Mullac Publishers, 1990.
     For information see website

Clayton, Ralph. African-Americans in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore, MD. Heritage Books, 1999.

Clayton, Ralph. Black Baltimore 1820-1870. Heritage Books, 1987.

Clayton, Ralph. Cash for Blood: The Baltimore to New Orleans Domestic Slave Trade. Heritage Books, 2002.

Clayton, Ralph. Free Blacks of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 1850. Heritage Books, 1987.

Clayton, Ralph. Slavery, Slaveholding, and the Free Black Population of Antebellum Baltimore. Heritage Books, 1993

Collier, Melvin J. Mississippi to Africa: A Journey of Discovery. Heritage Books, 2008.
     Available at the AfriGeneas Store @ Amazon.com

Fears, Mary L. Jackson. Slave Ancestral Research: It's Something Else. Heritage Books, 1995. 
     Available at Amazon.com

Griffith, Alva H. Pittsylvania County, Virginia Register of Free Negroes and Related Documentation. Heritage Books, 2001.
     Available at Amazon.com

Heinegg, Paul. Free African Americans of Maryland and Delaware from the Colonial Period to 1810, 2000
     Viewable online | Purchase at Genealogical.com

Heinegg, Paul. Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina from the Colonial Period to About 1820. Fifth Edition. 2005 (2006). 
     Viewable online | Purchase at Genealogical.com

Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo, ed. Databases for the Study of Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy, 1699-1860 : Computerized Information from Original Manuscript Sources. Louisiana State University Press; CD-Rom edition, 2000.
     Searchable online |
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Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo. Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas: Restoring the Links. The University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 
    
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Jupiter, Del Alexa Eagan. Agustina of Spanish West Florida and her descendants : with related families of Eagan, Kelker, Palmer, and Taylor. Genealogy Publishing Service, 1994.
     Viewable online in Online Collections at BYU

Lee, Lisa B., Skin Deep - My Journey to Discover the "Black" and "White" Descendants of William Lee. Lisa B. Lee, 2003.
     For information see website 

Nelson, Hasker. Listening For Our Past : A Lay Guide To African American Oral History Interviewing. Heritage Research Creations, 2000. 
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Rose, James M., Ph.D.  and Alice Eichholz, Ph.D. Black Genesis, 2nd ed. 2003 (2005). 
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Rose, James M. and Barbara W. Brown. Tapestry: A Listing History of the Black Family in Southeastern Connecticut. 1979.
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Alice Eichholz, Ph.D., C.G. and James M. Rose, Ph.D. Free Black Heads of Households in the New York State Federal Census, 1790-1830. 1981.
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Barbara W. Brown and James M. Rose. Black Roots in Southeastern Connecticut, 1650-1900. 1980 (2001).
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Rudd, Linda Durr. Union Church Presbyterian Church Session Records 1820-1887. J and W Enterprises, 2008.
     For information see website 

Taylor, Frazine K. Researching African-American Genealogy in Alabama: A Resource Guide. New South Books, 2008.
     Available at New South Books

Walton-Raji, Angela. Black Indian Genealogy Research. Heritage Books, 1993. 
     Available at Amazon.com | Website

White, Barnetta McGhee. A Quest for Enslaved Ancestors: The Extended Family of Griffin Fountain of Virginia and North Carolina. 2003. 
     Available at Heritage Books | Website

White, Barnetta McGhee, In Search of Kith and Kin: The History of a Southern Black Family. 1986.
     For information see website

White, Barnetta McGhee. Somebody Knows My Name: Marriages of Freed People in North Carolina County by County. 3 volumes. Iberian Pub. Co., c1995.
     For information see website

White, Barnetta McGhee. Index of Loose Papers of Granville County, NC, 1746 to 1919 (1996)
     For information see website

White, Barnetta McGhee. Enslaved Ancestors Abstracted From Deed Books, Granville County, NC, Volume I (1993) and Volume II (1997).  
     Viewable online | Website

White, Barnetta McGhee. Labor Contracts for Freedmen in 1867 North Carolina. 1999. 
     For information see website

Wills, Anita. L. Notes And Documents Of Free Persons Of Color: Four Hundred Years Of An American Families History. Lulu Press, 2004. 
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Woodtor, Dee Parmer. Finding a Place Called Home: A Guide to African-American Genealogy and Historical Identity. Random  House Reference, 1999. 
     Available at Amazon.com

HISTORY

Ade, Johari. Ten Generations of Bondage. Xlibris, 2008.
     Available at the AfriGeneas Store @ Amazon.com 

Bailey, Richard. Neither Carpetbaggers nor Scalawags. Pyramid Publishing, 2004 (4th ed.).
     Available at Amazon.com | Website

Bailey, Richard. They Too Call Alabama Home. Pyramid Publishing, 1999.
     Available at Amazon.com | Website

Ball, Edward. Peninsula of Lies: A True Story of Mysterious Birth and Taboo Love. Simon & Schuster, 2005. 
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Ball, Edward. Slaves in the Family. Ballantine Books, 1998.
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Ball, Edward. The Sweet Hell Inside: The Rise of an Elite Black Family in the Segregated South. Harper Perennial, 2002.
     Available at Amazon.com

Bayne, Bijan C. Sky Kings: Black Pioneers Of Professional Basketball. Diane Pub Co, 1997. 
     Available at Amazon.com | Website

Belsches, Elvatrice Parker. Black America Series: Richmond, Virginia. Arcadia, 2002.
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Burton, Art T. Black, Red and Deadly: Black and Indian Gunfighetrs of the Indian Territories, 1870-1907. Eakin Press (HC), 1991; Eakin Press (PB), 1994.
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Burton, Art T. Black, Buckskin and Blue: African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier. Eakin Press (HC), 1999; Eakin Press (PB), 2008.
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Burton, Art T. Black Gun, Silver Star; The Life and Legend of Frontier Marshal Bass Reeves. University of Nebraska Press (HC), 2006; Bison Press (PB), 2008.
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Diggs, Louis S. From the Meadows to the Point: The histories of the African American community of Turner Station and what was the African American community in Sparrows Point. Louis S. Diggs, 2003. 
     Available at Amazon.com | Website

Diggs, Louis S. Holding On to Their Heritage. Uptown Press, 2002.

Diggs, Louis S. It all started on Winters Lane: A history of the Black community in Catonsville, Maryland. Upton Press, 1995.
    
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Diggs, Louis S. Since the Beginning: African American communities in Towson. Uptown Press, 2000.
     Available at Amazon.com | Website

Diggs, Louis S. Surviving in America. Uptown Press, 2002.
     Available at Amazon.com | Website

Gibson, Lyle E. Black Tie White Tie:  Chronicle of an American Family 1739-1940. Cushani Publishing, 2003. Revised edition forthcoming, 2006.
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Young,William, Greg Sanford, and Lyle Gibson. We are the American People:  Our Nation's History Through Documents Volume II. Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 2005. 
     Available at Amazon.com

Larson, Kate Clifford. Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero. Ballantine Books, 2003.      Available at Amazon.com

Marler, Don C. Redbones of Louisiana. Dogwood Publishing, 2003.
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Allen, John W., trans., and Jon Musgrave, ed. Gallatin County, Illinois, Slave & Emancipation Records, 1839-1849. IllinoisHistory.com, 2004.
     For information see website

McRae, Jr., Bennie J. etal. Nineteenth Century Freedom Fighters:: The 1st South Carolina Volunteers. Arcadia Publishing, 2007.
     Available at the AfriGeneas Store @ Amazon.com

Musgrave, Jon. Slaves, Salt, Sex & Mr. Crenshaw: The Real Story of The Real Story of the Old Slave House and America's Reverse Underground R.R. IllinoisHistory.com, 2005.
     For information see website

Nordmann, Christopher Andrew. Free Negroes in Mobile County, Alabama. Ph.D. diss., University of Alabama, 1990. 

Paterson, David E. A Frontier Link with the World: Upson County's Railroad. Mercer University Press, 1998. 
     Available at Amazon.com

Petry, Elisabeth, ed. Can Anything Beat White? A Black Family's Letters. University Press of Mississippi, 2005. 
     Available at Amazon.com

Wesley, Dorothy Porter and Coni Porter Uzelac, ed. William Cooper Nell: Selected Writings 1832-1874. Black Classic Press, 2003.
     For information see website

Scott, Donald Sr. Camp William Penn. Arcadia Publishing, 2008.
     Available at the AfriGeneas Store @ Amazon.com

Stone, Donald P. Fallen Prince. Snow Hill Press, 1990. Paperback edition, 2006.
     Available at the AfriGeneas Store @ Amazon.com

Wiencek, Henry. An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2003. 
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Wiencek, Henry. The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White. St. Martin's Griffin, 2000. 
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FICTION

Alexander, Linda. Weekends in New England. Behler Publications, 2004.
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Livingston, Howard. Deadly Procurement. Authorhouse, 2003. 
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NONFICTION

DeBurr, Detrick, Deal Us In! How Black America Can Play and Win in the Digital Economy. Anji Publishing, 2000. 
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Mabry, Donald. The Latin American Narcotics Trade and U.S. National Security. Greenwood, 1989.

POETRY

Neely, Letta. Here. Wildheart Press, 2001. 
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Neely, Letta. Juba. Wildheart Press, 1998. 
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Rolle, Sojourner Kincaid. Common Ancestry. Mille Grazie Press, 1999.

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Peninsula of Lies by Edward Ball

Slaves in the Family by Edward Ball

The Sweet Hell Inside by Edward Ball

Sky Kings: Black Pioneers Of Professional Basketball by Bijan C. Bayne

From the Meadows to the Point by Louis S. Diggs

Holding On to Their Heritage by Louis S. Diggs

Black Tie, White Tie by Lyle E. Gibson

We Are the American People by William Young, Greg Sanford, and Lyle Gibson

Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero by Kate Clifford Larson

A Frontier Link with the World by David E. Paterson

Can Anything Beat White? A Black Family's Letters by Elisabeth Petry

Weekends in New England by Linda Alexander

The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White by Henry Wiencek

An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America by Henry Wiencek

Common Ancestry by Sojourner Kincaid Rolle

 

 

 

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